Table of Content


1 INTRODUCTION 15
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 15
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 15
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 16
1.3.1 MARKETS COVERED 16
1.3.2 GEOGRAPHIC SCOPE 17
1.3.3 YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY 17
1.4 CURRENCY 18
1.5 PACKAGE SIZE 18
1.6 LIMITATIONS 18
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 19

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 20
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 20
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 21
2.1.1.1 Major secondary sources 21
2.1.1.2 Key data from secondary sources 22
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 22
2.1.2.1 Primary interviews with experts 23
2.1.2.2 Key data from primary sources 23
2.1.2.3 Key industry insights 24
2.1.2.4 Breakdown of primaries 24
2.1.3 SECONDARY AND PRIMARY RESEARCH 25
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 26
2.2.1 BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 27
2.2.1.1 Approach for capturing the market share by bottom-up analysis (demand side) 27
2.2.2 TOP-DOWN APPROACH 28
2.2.2.1 Approach for capturing the market share by top-down analysis (supply side) 28
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 29
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS 30

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 31

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 37
4.1 ATTRACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES IN THE SOI MARKET 37
4.2 THICK-FILM AND THIN-FILM SOI WAFER MARKET 37
4.3 SOI MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY AND PRODUCT 38
4.4 COUNTRY-WISE ANALYSIS OF THE SOI MARKET 38
4.5 SOI MARKET, BY REGION 39
4.6 SOI MARKET, BY APPLICATION 39

5 MARKET OVERVIEW 40
5.1 INTRODUCTION 41
5.2 MARKET DYNAMICS 41
5.2.1 DRIVERS 42
5.2.1.1 Growth in the consumer electronics market 42
5.2.1.2 Low wafer and gate cost 43
5.2.1.3 Low operating voltage and high performance 43
5.2.1.4 Miniaturization of semiconductor devices 43
5.2.2 RESTRAINTS 44
5.2.2.1 Lack of available intellectual property (IP) ecosystem?barrier to broad adoption of SOI 44
5.2.2.2 Floating body effect 44
5.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 45
5.2.3.1 Growing IC industry in APAC 45
5.2.3.2 Application of SOI in IoT 45
5.2.4 CHALLENGES 46
5.2.4.1 Adoption of FinFET technology 46
5.3 INDUSTRY TRENDS 46
5.3.1 INTRODUCTION 46
5.3.2 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS 46

6 SILICON ON INSULATOR MARKET, BY WAFER SIZE 49
6.1 INTRODUCTION 50
6.2 200 MM 54
6.3 300 MM 54
6.4 OTHERS 55
6.5 SOI WAFER, BY THICKNESS 55
6.5.1 THICK-FILM SOI WAFERS 55
6.5.2 THIN-FILM SOI WAFERS 56

7 SILICON ON INSULATOR MARKET, BY WAFER TYPE 57
7.1 INTRODUCTION 58
7.2 RF-SOI 59
7.3 FD-SOI 59
7.4 OTHERS 59

8 SILICON ON INSULATOR MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY 60
8.1 INTRODUCTION 61
8.2 BOND AND ETCH-BACK SOI (BESOI) 62
8.3 EPITAXIAL LAYER TRANSFER (ELTRAN) 63
8.4 SILICON ON SAPPHIRE (SOS) 64
8.5 SEPARATION BY IMPLANTATION OF OXYGEN (SIMOX) 65
8.6 SMART CUT 65

9 SILICON ON INSULATOR MARKET, BY PRODUCT 67
9.1 INTRODUCTION 68
9.2 RF FE 69
9.3 MEMS 70
9.4 POWER 71
9.5 OPTICAL 71
9.6 OTHERS 72

10 SILICON ON INSULATOR MARKET, BY APPLICATION 74
10.1 INTRODUCTION 75
10.2 AUTOMOTIVE 76
10.3 COMPUTING AND MOBILE 80
10.4 ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMING 84
10.5 PHOTONICS 87
10.6 TELECOMMUNICATIONS 90
10.7 OTHERS 93

11 SILICON ON INSULATOR MARKET, BY GEOGRAPHY 96
11.1 INTRODUCTION 97
11.2 AMERICAS 99
11.2.1 U.S. 100
11.2.2 REST OF THE AMERICAS 100
11.3 EUROPE 101
11.3.1 FRANCE 102
11.3.2 GERMANY 102
11.3.3 U.K. 102
11.3.4 REST OF EUROPE 103
11.4 APAC 103
11.4.1 CHINA 104
11.4.2 JAPAN 104
11.4.3 TAIWAN 104
11.4.4 REST OF APAC 105
11.5 ROW 105
11.5.1 MIDDLE EAST 106
11.5.2 AFRICA 106


12 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 107
12.1 OVERVIEW 107
12.2 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS: SOI MARKET 107
12.3 DIVE CHART ANALYSIS: VENDOR ASSESSMENT OF SOI MARKET 108
12.3.1 VANGUARDS 108
12.3.2 INNOVATOR 108
12.3.3 DYNAMIC 108
12.3.4 EMERGING 108
12.4 OVERVIEW 109
12.5 PRODUCT OFFERINGS: WAFER MANUFACTURERS 110
12.6 PRODUCT OFFERINGS: FOUNDRIES 110
12.7 PRODUCT OFFERINGS: IDMS 111
12.8 BUSINESS STRATEGY: WAFER MANUFACTURERS 112
12.9 BUSINESS STRATEGY: FOUNDRIES 112
12.10 BUSINESS STRATEGY: IDMS 113
*Top companies analysed for this study are- Soitec (France); Shin-Etsu (Japan); GlobalWafers; (Taiwan); GlobalFoundries (U.S.); Samsung (South Korea); STMicroelectronics (Switzerland); TowerJazz ( Israel); Qualcomm (U.S.); Broadcom (U.S.); Dream Chip Technologies GmbH (Germany); Murata (Japan); Qorvo (U.S.); Skyworks (U.S.); UMC (Taiwan); TSMC (Taiwan); Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (Taiwan); NXP Semiconductors (Netherlands); Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (U.S.); Sony Corporation (Japan); TDK Corporation (Japan); Shanghai Simgui Technology Co., Ltd. (China); Icemos (U.K.); Okmetic (Finland); MagnaChip (South Korea)

13 COMPANY PROFILES 114
(Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, MnM View)*
13.1 SOITEC 114
13.2 SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 118
13.3 GLOBALWAFERS CO., LTD. 121
13.4 GLOBALFOUNDRIES 124
13.5 STMICROELECTRONICS N.V. 127
13.6 TOWERJAZZ 131
13.7 NXP SEMICONDUCTORS N.V. 134
13.8 SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC. 138
13.9 MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 141
13.10 QORVO, INC. 144
13.11 SONY CORPORATION 147
13.12 MAGNACHIP SEMICONDUCTOR 150
13.13 UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION 154
13.14 TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED 157
13.15 QUALCOMM INC. 161
*Details on Business Overview, Products & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.
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14 APPENDIX 165
14.1 INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS 165
14.2 DISCUSSION GUIDE 166
14.3 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 169
14.4 INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE 171
14.5 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 173
14.6 RELATED REPORTS 173
14.7 AUTHOR DETAILS 174



List of Figures




FIGURE 1 SOI MARKET: RESEARCH DESIGN 20
FIGURE 2 PROCESS FLOW 26
FIGURE 3 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: BOTTOM-UP APPROACH 27
FIGURE 4 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION METHODOLOGY: TOP-DOWN APPROACH 28
FIGURE 5 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 29
FIGURE 6 ASSUMPTIONS FOR THE RESEARCH STUDY 30
FIGURE 7 200 MM IS CURRENTLY THE MAJORLY USED SOI WAFER SIZE; MARKET FOR FD-SOI IS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 32
FIGURE 8 RF FE PRODUCTS EXPECTED TO CAPTURE THE LARGEST MARKET SHARE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 33
FIGURE 9 EPITAXIAL LAYER TRANSFER (ELTRAN) EXPECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING TECHNOLOGY DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 34
FIGURE 10 COMPUTING AND MOBILE EXPECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING APPLICATION DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 35
FIGURE 11 APAC EXPECTED TO BE THE FASTEST-GROWING REGION IN THE SOI MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 36
FIGURE 12 GROWING CONSUMER ELECTRONICS MARKET AND INTERNET OF THINGS EXPECTED TO SPUR THE SOI MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 37
FIGURE 13 MINIATURIZATION OF SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES IS PROPELLING THE GROWTH OF THE THIN-FILM SOI WAFER MARKET 37
FIGURE 14 SMART CUT TECHNOLOGY AND RF FE PRODUCTS EXPECTED TO HAVE A HIGHER DEMAND DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 38
FIGURE 15 U.S. HELD THE LARGEST SHARE OF THE SOI MARKET IN 2016 38
FIGURE 16 SOI MARKET IN APAC EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 39
FIGURE 17 COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION EXPECTED TO HOLD THE LARGEST SIZE OF THE OVERALL SOI MARKET DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 39
FIGURE 18 GROWING NUMBER OF CONSUMER ELECTRONICS PRODUCTS DRIVE THE DEMAND FOR SOI TECHNOLOGY 42
FIGURE 19 VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS: MAJOR VALUE ADDED DURING THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING AND SYSTEM INTEGRATION PHASES 47
FIGURE 20 SOI MARKET FOR 300 MM SOI WAFERS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 50
FIGURE 21 SOI ASP, BY WAFER SIZE, 2014–2022 (USD) 52
FIGURE 22 SOI MARKET FOR FD-SOI EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 58
FIGURE 23 SOI MARKET FOR ELTRAN TECHNOLOGY EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 62
FIGURE 24 SOI MARKET FOR RF FE PRODUCTS EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 69
FIGURE 25 SOI MARKET FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATION EXPECTED TO GROW AT THE HIGHEST RATE DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD 76
FIGURE 26 GEOGRAPHIC SNAPSHOT: SOI MARKET 97
FIGURE 27 SNAPSHOT OF THE SOI MARKET IN THE AMERICAS 99
FIGURE 28 SNAPSHOT OF THE SOI MARKET IN EUROPE 101
FIGURE 29 SNAPSHOT OF THE SOI MARKET IN APAC 103
FIGURE 30 SNAPSHOT OF THE SOI MARKET IN ROW 105
FIGURE 31 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS: SOI MARKET, 2016 107
FIGURE 32 DIVE CHART 109
FIGURE 33 SOITEC: COMPANY SNAPSHOT (2015) 114
FIGURE 34 SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 118
FIGURE 35 GLOBALWAFERS CO., LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 121
FIGURE 36 STMICROELECTRONICS N.V.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 127
FIGURE 37 TOWERJAZZ: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 131
FIGURE 38 NXP SEMICONDUCTORS N.V.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 135
FIGURE 39 SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 138
FIGURE 40 MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 141
FIGURE 41 QORVO, INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 144
FIGURE 42 SONY CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 147
FIGURE 43 MAGNACHIP SEMICONDUCTOR: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 150
FIGURE 44 UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 154
FIGURE 45 TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 157
FIGURE 46 QUALCOMM INC.: COMPANY SNAPSHOT 161

 

List of Tables




TABLE 1 SOI MARKET, BY WAFER SIZE, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 50
TABLE 2 SOI MARKET, BY WAFER SIZE, 2014–2022 (THOUSAND UNITS) 51
TABLE 3 SOI MARKET, BY WAFER SIZE, 200 MM EQUIVALENT 2014–2022 (THOUSAND UNITS) 51
TABLE 4 SOI MARKET FOR 200 MM WAFERS, BY WAFER TYPE, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 52
TABLE 5 SOI MARKET FOR 200 MM WAFERS, BY WAFER TYPE 2014–2022 (THOUSAND UNITS) 52
TABLE 6 SOI MARKET FOR 300 MM WAFERS, BY WAFER TYPE, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 53
TABLE 7 SOI MARKET FOR 300 MM WAFERS, BY WAFER TYPE 2014–2022 (THOUSAND UNITS) 53
TABLE 8 SOI MARKET FOR OTHER WAFERS, BY WAFER TYPE, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 54
TABLE 9 SOI MARKET FOR OTHER WAFERS, BY WAFER TYPE 2014–2022 (THOUSAND UNITS) 54
TABLE 10 SOI MARKET, BY WAFER THICKNESS, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 55
TABLE 11 SOI MARKET, BY WAFER TYPE, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 58
TABLE 12 SOI MARKET, BY WAFER TYPE, 2014–2022 (THOUSAND UNITS) 59
TABLE 13 SOI MARKET, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 61
TABLE 14 SOI MARKET FOR BESOI TECHNOLOGY, BY APPLICATION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 62
TABLE 15 SOI MARKET FOR ELTRAN TECHNOLOGY, BY APPLICATION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 63
TABLE 16 SOI MARKET FOR SOS TECHNOLOGY, BY APPLICATION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 64
TABLE 17 SOI MARKET FOR SIMOX TECHNOLOGY, BY APPLICATION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 65
TABLE 18 SOI MARKET FOR SMART CUT TECHNOLOGY, BY APPLICATION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 66
TABLE 19 SOI MARKET, BY PRODUCT, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 68
TABLE 20 SOI MARKET FOR RF FE, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 69
TABLE 21 SOI MARKET FOR MEMS, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 70
TABLE 22 SOI MARKET FOR POWER, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 71
TABLE 23 SOI MARKET FOR OPTICAL, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 72
TABLE 24 SOI MARKET FOR OTHER PRODUCTS, BY APPLICATION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 73
TABLE 25 SOI MARKET, BY APPLICATION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 75
TABLE 26 SOI MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 27 SOI MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY TECHNOLOGY 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 77
TABLE 28 SOI MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY PRODUCT 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 29 RF FE SOI MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 78
TABLE 30 MEMS SOI MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 31 POWER SOI MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 32 OPTICAL SOI MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 79
TABLE 33 OTHERS SOI MARKET FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 34 SOI MARKET FOR COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 80
TABLE 35 SOI MARKET FOR COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 36 SOI MARKET FOR COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION, BY PRODUCT 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 81
TABLE 37 RF FE SOI MARKET FOR COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 38 MEMS SOI MARKET FOR COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 82
TABLE 39 POWER SOI MARKET FOR COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 40 OPTICAL SOI MARKET FOR COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 41 OTHERS SOI MARKET FOR COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 83
TABLE 42 SOI MARKET FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 84
TABLE 43 SOI MARKET FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMING APPLICATION, BY TECHNOLOGY, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 85
TABLE 44 SOI MARKET FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMING APPLICATION, BY PRODUCT, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 85
TABLE 45 RF FE SOI MARKET FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 46 MEMS SOI MARKET FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMING APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 47 POWER SOI MARKET FOR ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMING APPLICATION BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 86
TABLE 48 OTHERS SOI MARKET FOR COMPUTING AND MOBILE APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 49 SOI MARKET FOR PHOTONICS APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 87
TABLE 50 SOI MARKET FOR PHOTONICS APPLICATION, BY TECHNOLOGY 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 51 SOI MARKET FOR PHOTONICS APPLICATION, BY PRODUCT 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 88
TABLE 52 POWER SOI MARKET FOR PHOTONICS APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 53 OPTICAL SOI MARKET FOR PHOTONICS APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 54 OTHERS SOI MARKET FOR PHOTONICS APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 89
TABLE 55 SOI MARKET FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 90
TABLE 56 SOI MARKET FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATION, BY TECHNOLOGY 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 57 SOI MARKET FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATION, BY PRODUCT 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 91
TABLE 58 RF FE SOI MARKET FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATION, BY REGION 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 92
TABLE 59 MEMS SOI MARKET FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 92
TABLE 60 POWER SOI MARKET FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 92
TABLE 61 OPTICAL SOI MARKET FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 62 OTHERS SOI MARKET FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPLICATION, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 93
TABLE 63 SOI MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 94
TABLE 64 SOI MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY TECHNOLOGY 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 94
TABLE 65 SOI MARKET FOR OTHER APPLICATIONS, BY PRODUCT 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 95
TABLE 66 SOI MARKET, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 98
TABLE 67 SOI MARKET IN AMERICAS, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 100
TABLE 68 SOI MARKET IN EUROPE, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 102
TABLE 69 SOI MARKET IN APAC, BY COUNTRY, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 104
TABLE 70 SOI MARKET IN ROW, BY REGION, 2014–2022 (USD MILLION) 106